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“Aqua Teen Hunger Force” Is the Bomb

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File this under Awesome: An intrepid reporter points us to two street team promoters arrested for plastering Boston with Adult Swim animated series “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” ads. The problem? The ads were illuminated lightboards and deemed “bomblike” by authorities.

Huh? Yeah, that’s what we said, too. We think we’ll go with the opinion of the Parsons student interviewed in the piece who said they looked as harmless as Lite Brites. Also, even though they’ve been placed in cities across the country for 2-3 weeks, no one else has complained. And don’t you think it’s a pretty obvious riff on these little buggers?

Anyway, the ridiculousness of the whole thing makes this exchange between the suspects and reporters all the more appropriate:

When a reporter accused them of not taking the situation seriously, Stevens responded, “We’re taking it very seriously.” Asked another question about the case, Stevens reiterated they were answering questions only about hair and accused the reporter of not taking him and Berdovsky seriously.

Reporters did not relent and as they continued, Berdovsky disregarded their queries, saying, “That’s not a hair question. I’m sorry.”

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